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Roy Winsor

Show Count: 48
Series Count: 1
Role: Old Time Radio Star
Old Time Radio
Born: April 13, 1912, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: May 31, 1987

Roy Winsor (April 13, 1912 - May 31, 1987) was an American soap opera writer, creator and novelist.

Biography 

Roy Winsor was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1912. He is most famous for creating some of the longest running soap operas in television history. Before he created television soap operas he wrote for many radio serials. He also produced the Western Have Gun – Will Travel for the radio. In 1951 he created the long-running soap opera Search for Tomorrow (1951-1986). For Search for Tomorrow, he first worked with fellow soap opera writer Agnes Nixon. The same year he created Love of Life (1951-1980). 3 years later he would create another long-running soap opera The Secret Storm (1954-1974). The year before The Secret Storm ended he would take over as head writer of the NBC soap opera Somerset, he wrote for the show from 1973 to 1974. In 1981 after a long break he returned to soap operas and co-created (with Bob Aaron) the soap opera Another Life (1981-1984) for CBN. He was the author of three mystery novels: The Corpse That Walked which won the "Edgar" from the Mystery Writers Association of America in 1975, Three Motives for Murder, and Always Lock Your Bedroom Door. He died in 1987 at the age of 75 in Pelham Manor, New York.

Source: Wikipedia

Broadcast: October 10, 1979
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Broadcast: 11th April 1978
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Broadcast: June 3, 1981
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Broadcast: April 10, 1981
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Broadcast: May 2, 1979
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Broadcast: May 16, 1978
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Broadcast: August 17, 1977
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Broadcast: 24th February 1977
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Broadcast: March 5, 1980
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Broadcast: October 8, 1982
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Broadcast: 10th February 1977
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Broadcast: August 13, 1980
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Broadcast: August 13, 1979
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Broadcast: June 16, 1980
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Broadcast: April 2, 1979
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Broadcast: April 23, 1982
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Broadcast: December 30, 1976
Added: Dec 30 2013